How a Sydney tech company scored a $266 million venture capital investment

Sydney-based Campaign Monitor secured a US$250 million ($266 million) investment by venture capital firm Insight Venture Partners yesterday. by Cara Waters

Former Rich Lister and S Central chief executive in court on multimillion dollar fraud charges

A former BRW rich lister and tech entrepreneur has appeared in the Melbourne Magistrates’ Court having allegedly orchestrated a multimillion dollar fraud against the National Australia Bank. by Yolanda Redrup
Got a tax gripe? The Tax Inspector General wants to help you

Got a tax gripe? The Tax Inspector General wants to help you

It administers Australia’s very complex tax laws and carries out compliance checks, but when there are defects in the Tax Office’s administration, who stands up for the taxpayer? By Terry Hayes
We are all sheep: What Uniqlo and H&M tell us about Australian retail

We are all sheep: What Uniqlo and H&M tell us about Australian retail

What do H&M, Uniqlo, Krispy Kreme, New Year’s Eve, and the AFL Grand Final have in common? Scarcity. By Paul Harrison

Pot-smoking ferry driver wins back job in unfair dismissal case

A Sydney ferry master has regained his job in an unfair dismissal case, despite failing a drug test he was made to take after he collided with the Cabarita Wharf. by Yolanda Redrup

KitchenAid importer slammed for resale price maintenance

If you’ve ever wondered just why KitchenAid mixers are so expensive the answer may be in the acknowledgment today by Peter McInnes of concerns it engaged in resale price maintenance. by Cara Waters

TPG fined $400,000 for failing to provide 000 service

Telecommunications company TPG has been fined $400,000 for failing to provide customers and other users with the ability to call triple-zero in an emergency. by Yolanda Redrup
Technology is leading us to a resource revolution

Technology is leading us to a resource revolution

We may be about to face the next industrial revolution as new technology drives changes in how we consume resources. By David Markus
Online advertising: What’s the future for small business?

Online advertising: What’s the future for small business?

Small businesses are increasingly struggling to find a voice in the online space as big internet empires focus on the corporate sector. By Paul Wallbank

$6 million Christmas decorations business collapses

A Sydney decorations business with annual sales of over $6 million has entered administration. by Eloise Keating

Easter spending set to tip $3 billion: where the money is going

Australians are expected to spend close to $3 billion this Easter, with high-end chocolate brands, craft beer and cider, and travel among the top picks for the bumper holiday period. by Eloise Keating

Google quarterly results disappoint despite net income climbing to $US3.45 billion

Google’s first quarter results have disappointed investors, despite a jump in net income to $US3.45 billion, up from $US3.35 billion for the same quarter a year earlier. by Andrew Sadauskas

Mixed reports from Korea on Samsung Galaxy S5 shipments as leukaemia victim talks stall

There are mixed reports in the South Korean press about the early progress of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone, while the electronics giant is denying responsibility for talks with the families of leukaemia victims stalling. by Andrew Sadauskas
Your small business can still punch like a big business

Your small business can still punch like a big business

Having the right tech tools at your disposal can act as a significant force multiplier for small businesses fending off larger competitors. By David Hancock
Why Malcolm Turnbull’s move to open up government data is a big step forward for business: Control Shift

Why Malcolm Turnbull’s move to open up government data is a big step forward for business: Control Shift

In a speech to the AIIA last week, Communications Minister Malcolm Turnbull raised the possibility of opening up more government data to third party app developers. Here's how businesses can benefit. By Andrew Sadauskas

Triguboff considers $3 billion China deal; ACCC targets Tiny Tots Images Photography; Japanese Bitcoin exchange placed in administration: Midday Roundup

Australia’s fourth-richest person Harry Triguboff is reportedly considering selling half of Meriton Apartments to a Chinese property developer in a deal worth at least $3 billion. by Eloise Keating and Yolanda Redrup

Retail market benefitting from foreign investor and business confidence

Foreign investors and businesses have been showing a great deal of confidence in the Australian retail market, and all types of retail property are benefiting. by Zoe Fielding

Canva to get the Kawasaki treatment: How a Sydney startup snared Apple’s former chief evangelist

Communications powerhouse Guy Kawasaki is joining the team at fledgling design software startup Canva, under the “chief evangelist” title he made famous at Apple, thanks to a tweet. by Rose Powell
Should I chuck a sickie?

Should I chuck a sickie?

I’m not opposed to the occasional ‘mental health day’, but not when your company is relying on you to perform. By Aunty B
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